SERVICIOS CONSULARES

Tarifas Consulares
Localización de panameños en el exterior

La Cancillería en conjunto con las Oficinas Consulares de Panamá en el Exterior pueden realizar la localización de panameños en el exterior, a través de las autoridades locales (policía, migración, hospitales, albergues, morgues, etc).

Asistencia y protección a nacionales privados de libertad

El Cónsul monitorea los casos de panameños detenidos en el país de su jurisdicción y visita los internos en las cárceles.

D. REQUIREMENTS FOR DECK OFFICERS
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Experience letter and Officer Seaman Book (evidence of experience).
[Panama Office of the Certification Department (Oficina de Atención al Público): for Panamanian Diploma and for graduates officers credits]
4. IMO 1.07 – Radar Navigation, Radar Plotting and Use of ARPA – Radar Navigation at Operational Level.
5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
6. IMO 1.25 o 1.26 – General or Restricted Operator’s Certificate for GMDSS.
7. IMO 1.27 – Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), if applicable.
8. IMO 2.03 – Advanced Training in Fire Fighting.
9. Manila Amended:
a. IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
b. IMO 1.39 – Leadership and Teamwork, if applicable.
c. Bridge Resources Management. (Regulation II/1, Section A-II/1 y Table A-II/1)
II. For OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH, additionally should have:
IMO 1.14 – Medical First Aid.
III. For MASTERS and CHIEF MATE and FIRST DECK OFFICER, additionally should have:
1. IMO 1.08 – Radar, ARPA, Bridge Teamwork and Search and Rescue – Radar Navigation at Management Level.
2. IMO 1.15 – Medical Care.
3. IMO 1.22 – Ship Simulator and Bridge Teamwork.
For officers who have completed a navigation period up to ten (10) months or more but less than twelve (12) months.
For inactive officers who do not meet the required navigation period in the last five (5) years or more.
4. IMO 1.24 – Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats.
E. REQUIREMENTS FOR RADIO OPERATORS
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. IMO 1.25 o 1.26 – General or Restricted Operator’s Certificate for GMDSS, or 1st or 2nd Class Radio Operator.
F. REQUIREMENTS FOR SHIP SECURITY OFFICER
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B-1-4)
3. Have current/valid Official License with the Panama Maritime Authority.
4. IMO 3.19 – Ship Security Officer Course.
G. REQUIREMENTS FOR ENGINEER OFFICERS
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Experience letter and Officer Seaman Book (evidence of experience).
[Panama Office of the Certification Department (Oficina de Atención al Público): for Panamanian Diploma and for graduates officers credits]
4. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
5. IMO 2.03 – Advanced Training in Fire Fighting.
6. Manila Amended:
a. IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
b. IMO 1.39 – Leadership and Teamwork, if applicable.
c. Engine Room Resources Management. (Regulation III/1, Section A-III/1 y Table A-III/1)
II. For OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH, additionally should have:
IMO 1.14 – Medical First Aid.
III. For CHIEF ENGINEER and FIRST ENGINEER, additionally should have:
1. IMO 1.15 – Medical Care.
2. IMO 1.24 – Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats.
3. IMO 2.07 – Engine-Room Simulator.
For officers who have completed a navigation period up to ten (10) months or more but less than twelve (12) months.
For inactive officers who do not meet the required navigation period in the last five (5) years or more.
H. REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRO TECHNICAL OFFICERS
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Experience letter and Seaman book (evidence of experience).
[Panama Office of the Certification Department (Oficina de Atención al Público): for Panamanian Diploma and for graduates officers credits]
4. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
5. IMO 2.03 – Advanced Training in Fire Fighting.
6. Manila Amended:
a. IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
b. IMO 1.39 – Leadership and Teamwork, if applicable.
I. REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF ELECTRONIC CHART
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Have current/valid Official License with the Panama Maritime Authority.
4. IMO 1.27 – Operational Use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
J. REQUIREMENTS FOR RATING OR MARINE TECHNICIAN
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Experience letter or other document evidencing the position on board.
K. REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRO-TECHNICAL RATINGS
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Certificate of Electro-Technical Rating Course (Regulation III/7). Minimum 12 month of experience.
4. Manila Amended: IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
L. REQUIREMENTS FOR ABLE SEAFARER DECK, ABLE SEAMAN, RATING FORMING PART OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. For ABLE SEAFARER DECK
a. Certificate of Able Seafarer Deck Course (Regulation II/5). Minimum 12 month of experience, or
b. Letter with the Navigational time and Seaman Book, minimum 18 month of experience.
c. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
d. Manila Amended: IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
4. For ABLE SEAMAN, RATING FORMING PART OF A NAVIGATIONAL WATCH
a. Certificate of Rating forming part of a Navigational Watch Course (Regulation II/4). Minimum 2 month of experience, or
b. Letter with the Navigational time and Seaman Book, minimum 6 month of experience.
M. REQUIREMENTS FOR ABLE SEAFARER ENGINE, OILER, RATING FORMING PART OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. For ABLE SEAFARER ENGINE
a. Certificate of Able Seafarer Engine Course (Regulation III/5). Minimum 12 month of experience, or
b. Letter with the Navigational time and Seaman Book, minimum 18 month of experience.
c. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
d. Manila Amended: IMO 1.38 – Marine Environmental Awareness, if applicable.
4. For OILER, RATING FORMING PART OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH
a. Certificate of Rating forming part of an Engineering Watch Course (Regulation III/4). Minimum 2 month of experience, or
b. Letter with the Navigational time and Seaman Book, minimum 6 month of experience.
N. REQUIREMENTS FOR RATING (HOTEL STAFF)
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. IMO 1.28 – Crowd Management, Passenger Safety and Safety Training for Personnel Providing Direct Services to Passengers in Passenger Spaces.
O. REQUIREMENTS FOR ASPIRING OFFICERS [CADETS (OFFICER IN TRAINING)]
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)
2. Technical Requirements (Point B)
3. Must submit Certificate/Letter of School as Cadet.
4. Certificate of Watchkeeping, according to established in the Chapter II/4, II/5 y/o III/4, III/5, III/7 of the Convention STCW’78, as amended.
P. REQUIREMENTS FOR ENDORSEMENTS AND COURSE EXTENSION
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Application Form duly completed.
2. Passport (Foreign) or Identity Card (Panamanian). [Original and Copy]
3. Current and Valid Panamanian License.
4. Course(s) and/or Title(s) to endorse.
Q. DUPLICATES
I. Every application must have the following documentation:
1. Application Form duly completed indicating whether it was stolen or lost.
2. Report of theft or loss submitted to the Competent Authority.
3. Passport (Foreign) or Identity Card (Panamanian). [Original and Copy]
4. Four (4) photos full colour of 3 x 3 centimeters (shoulder and face without hat), recent no more than six (6) months.
R. ASCENT
I. Application of Ascent addressed to the General Directorate for Seafarers, enclosing the following:
1. Seaman book (evidence of experience). [Original and Copy].
2. Company Letter of Experience where the seafarer worked. [Original and Copy].
Note: The General Directorate of Seafarers will be issued the Letter of Authorization to be performed by the Maritime Training Centers authorized (Maritime Training Department List)

DIPLOMATS:

THE CONSUL GENERAL
Mr. José María Paniza González

THE VICE-CONSUL
Mrs. Claudia García de Paredes

MERCHANT MARINE AND OPERATIONS:

CHIEF OFFICER OF MERCHANT MARINE AND OPERATIONS
Mr. José Anel Ríos

CREWING CERTIFICATION DEPARTMENT:

CHIEF OFFICER OF SEAFARERS SERVICES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mrs. Selena Jones

OFFICER OF SEAFARERS SERVICES
Mrs. Malú Pérez Rodríguez